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that kind of time and emotional energy to gun eviolence. i think it shows he wants to fight on that issue. >> kelly o'donnell, you were there. were you able to gauge any reaction in the chamber among members of congress? >> it was interesting. i've been in the chamber for a number of this president's addresses and president bush before. and i think early in the evening, there was more of a sense of a flat energy. i don't know if that's because we've just come off the inaugural address. it seemed to take a while for the room to sort of ignite. when you got to the point where there was the discussion of guns, i was about five feet or so in front of gabby giffords and her family. so i was able to see how people around them looked as they stood first quietly and then applauding. and then i also could see how some of the other family members had brought photos of loved ones. i was also struck by when sort of the kind of emotion of the moment had faded, there was one woman, i presume a mother, who shouted out kind of picking up on the president's cadence, the name of her loved one and then repe
, clean energy and education. he'll zero in on the issue of the middle class, advocating for what he described to house democrats last week as a, quote, economy that works for everybody. tomorrow's speech will also focus on immigration, climate change and gun violence, echoing themes from last month's inaugural address. on wednesday, the president will head to asheville, north carolina, to begin a three-state tour to sell his proposals. the post-state of the union presidential barnstorming will also hit atlanta and end out in chicago later in the week. >> so what proposals are we talking about, mike? i mean mark. anybody? >> gun control. >> gun control. >> immigration. >> they're going to love that in north carolina and georgia. >> education. >> i guess we're going to be -- >> nuclear disarmament. less nuclear bombs. >> so he's bringing up nuclear disarmament again. has anybody told him it's not 1987? >> stop. be nice. >> who could be against it? >> i know! but seriously. >> it's just money, though. >> how much money does it save? he is just one man. >> it could save us billions, i t
-chocolate flavor, plus 10 grams of protein, so it's energy straight from nature to you. nature valley protein bars. >>> welcome back to "morning joe." here with us now from washington, the former speaker of the house and former republican presidential candidate, newt gingrich. mr. speaker, obviously a historian, former and present. >> happy presidents' day. >> give me your list of three greatest presidents. who are the three greatest presidents in u.s. history? >> well, i think you probably have to say washington because he really was the father of the country. lincoln because without him the union probably would have collapsed. and franklin delano roosevelt, who was the leader of the country during the second world war. his 12 years are an extraordinary achievement. >> talk about roosevelt's 12 years. here was a guy that when he was first elected in 1932, a lot of people thought he was a dilettante, he had -- until obviously he was stricken by polio that he might not be deep enough for the job, he might not be up for the job. yet, my mother in rural georgia 12 years later when he died, they thoug
, infrastructure, clean energy and education. it will set a predicate. i'm not sure how important it will be come march or april. i still think he has a real challenge, can get immigration through. this fiscal situation we face a sequester everybody thinks is awful in only two weeks. i don't see anything happening to avoid that right now. i think he'll get blamed for that ultimately. they say the republicans will. if the defense department is in real trouble, the president gets blamed. >> by the way, six months from now when the job numbers are still sputtering along, not like they're going to look at john boehner and say, this is john boehner's fault because 80% of americans don't know who john boehner is. >> he has one great asset, joe, the republicans. >> one asset the republicans have. >> there is that. >> the democrats. it's the circle of life. >> exactly. >> the circle of life. >> every time a party seems to be moving towards total domination they overreach. now, you have democrats in the strongest position they've been in quite some time. you have nancy pelosi going on the air this weekend
the machine, but cory booker has energy and momentum in this race. >> chris christie, prohibitive favorite as republican for governor, cory booker as a democrat. the state has a lot of room for personality. >> i think mike and andrea are both right, a clearer path. >> one thing we should say, frank lautenberg deserves a lot of credit for what he did. one of the richest men in america going to the senate, spending most of his time trying to help the poorest people in america. >> first elected in 1982 in new jersey. >> sensational guy. mike allen with a look at the "playbo "playbook." thanks so much. >>> next, newly acquired yankee -- still weird to say this -- kevin youkilis as a yankee, hasn't even taken his first swing, already a little controversy. youk tells the media his heart belongs in boston. >> oh, boy. that's a problem. how do you keep an older car running like new? you ask a ford customer. when they tell you that you need your oil changed you got to bring it in. if your tires need to be rotated, you have to get that done as well. jackie, tell me why somebody should bring they're
in california and, of course, the energy boom in the midwest, in the southeast, some of these manufacturing jobs are coming back. the northeast has got to get their game going, man. >> well, the problem is those that can't afford to move around like that. i think that's why steve's chart indicates why the president's emphasis is where it is. talking about the middle class and the poor who can't run the north dakota or texas. and who have to live with an economy that has really began shrinking for those that were comfortable just a few years ago. and those that have never been in a comfort zone pushed even further down. you've got to stimulate the economy for them. you've got to have jobs. austerity is not the answer. >> i agree with you. here's something we can agree on. cut corporate tax rates. stimulate the economy. >> make fair corporate tax rates. and stimulate the economy with revenue. >> cutting corporate tax rates would have a zero impact on the economy. >> it's not enough. >> i'm sorry to say that, joe. >> i actually was just saying it to poke at the reverend. i was having fun. >> it got
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